Maintenance Mechanic A-2
Waterford, NY


Mohawk is currently seeking a Mechanic Class A-2 for the day shift shift is normally scheduled 7AM – 3:30PM, with rotating weekends and double-time pay for Sundays. An Associate’s degree in a related field is required along with basic experience and aptitude as a mechanic.  Starting pay rate is $24.51 per hour.

The successful applicant will participate in a 2-year training program, which is intended to develop their mechanical skills and abilities.  Upon completion of the 2-year training program, the individual will be required to pass the current A level written and hands-on mechanic tests. 

Some of the job duties include the following:

  • Set-up and operate lathes, drill presses, grinders, metal working tools to make and repair parts to dimensional specification;
  • Knowledge of all aspects pertaining to welding s/s/, steel, cast iron, aluminum, etc;
  • Alignment of equipment;
  • Interpret layout plans, blue prints, and schematic drawings and determine work procedure;
  • Set tolerances in bearings and gear assemblies;
  • Ability to troubleshoot, mechanical equipment, pumps, values, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, etc.


Qualified candidates must pass a series of aptitude and written tests. We are a smoke free and drug free workplace (pre-employment drug screen and background check required). Mohawk offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates may apply to [email protected] or at:

Mohawk Fine Papers Inc.
465 Saratoga St.
Cohoes, NY 12047